Proudly positioned at the forefront of research and innovation in business and management, we are passionate about nurturing the next generation of researchers.
Collaborative. Industry-focused. Friendly and supportive. That’s our approach.
Read on and explore how we can help you achieve your research goals.
Research at Salford
Research is rewarding - and challenging. What you need to succeed is focus, determination - and a supportive team to motivate, guide and inspire you.
The Doctoral School at Salford delivers world-class training and support tailored to your individual needs. We look for development opportunities that enable you to fulfil your potential.
We are committed to creating a supportive and collaborative environment where researchers from all backgrounds can fulfil their potential.
We align our training and development activities to the principles in the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. Our long-term commitment is recognised at the European level through the HR Excellence in Research award, renewed again in 2018.
A typical Salford research candidate? There’s no such thing. What connects our research community is our passion to explore. To question the world around us. To discover together. If you’ve got these attributes, you’ll fit right in.
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Annual PGR Conference
Our Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC), is a popular two-day event that brings together our postgraduate research students and research community to showcase their work and exchange ideas.
A postgraduate research degree with Salford is a rewarding investment in your future.
Learn more about postgraduate research opportunities by visiting our next open day.
You can speak directly to research team leaders, ask questions and consider your options.
Our research areas
Within our Salford Business School Research Centre our postgraduate research community explores topics across a variety of interdisciplinary research areas.
From disruptive technologies, data analytics and project management, to business operations, supply chain management and law, governance and ethics, we can help you to engage with collaborative and pioneering research that is industry-relevant and digitally informed.
Ready to apply?
Ready to make a research application? There are a number of things you will need to consider, such as study documentation, your research proposal, entry points and funding.
We've put together a summary to give your application every chance of success.